North America?s Concentrated Solar Power Industry to Convene in San Francisco this June

Over 650 Concentrated Solar Power industry leaders are set to meet in San Francisco this June 24-25 for the 4th Annual Concentrated Solar Power Summit. The largest industry event of it’s kind in North America.

Most recent CSP Today findings have shown that over the next 3 years North America will prove to be a booming market for Concentrated Solar Thermal Power – set to be worth in excess of US$200bn.

Responding to this market potential North America has initiated brand new regulatory, legislative, permitting and financial support developed specifically to foster the development of this industry in the region.

Initiatives such as the Bureau of Land Managements Fast Track Scheme, which could see over 12 CSP projects approved for development by the end of December 2010. Meaning that North America could see 1000’s of Megawatts worth of projects move through the permitting, certification pipeline and into the ground.

Responding to this critical stage in the development of the CSP industry in North America, CSP Today, have announced the dates of their 4th Annual Concentrated Solar Power Summit, the industry’s most highly regarded meeting place for learning, networking and setting up deals.

Every year, over 650 global CSP leaders converge on San Francisco, representing leading developers, key material and component suppliers, influential financiers, government organizations and agencies. The two day conference and exhibition will seek to address the fundamental challenges currently facing the CSP industry in the USA with a keen focus on:

Speakers at the conference will range from International Renewable Energy Agencies to State energy offices and leading project developers to key component suppliers. Speaking about this years conference the summit organizer Joshua Bull said “We are extremely excited about this years summit, it couldn’t have come at a more pertinent time.

The CSP industry in North America is poised for massive growth as projects finally begin to move through the certification phase and into development. This conference offers the industry an opportunity to come together as one to discuss what needs to be done to now to ensure North America becomes one of the leading markets for CSP in the world”.

The 4th Annual Concentrated Solar Power Summit USA taking place June 24-25 in San Francisco will provide your business with the critical intelligence and tools you need to develop a profitable, productive and commercially successful CSP business. With the IEA, SEPA, ESTELA. California Energy Commission, FERC, ACS Cobra, Abengoa, Acciona, Arizona Corporate Commission, Protermosolar and many others set to share their CSP experience.